Magic Eye on Windows 10

April 25, 2016 | 10:38
Magic Eye on Windows 10
Magic Eye on Windows 10
In January 2010 Elektor published a USB magic eye, an electron-ray indicator tube, to visualize the processing charge of the CPU in a PC. The glowing tube, more aesthetic than useful, was intended for PC modders seeking that special thing to make their box stand out.

The project came with a driver for Windows that worked fine at the time, however, today, more than six years and a couple of versions of Windows later, the driver no longer works. What to do?

The common approach would be to update the Windows driver but this can be a daunting task, especially if you have little or no experience in this domain. But there are other avenues to explore: Why not modify the hardware to bypass that Windows driver altogether?

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